Redesigning Katsina State Roadmap to Development – By Jarma 23 Frontiers
Quite number of attempts were made by successive administrations in an attempt to design roadmap leading Katsina State to brighter future. The electorates too, have made theirs several attempts of choosing leadership across party level in seeking for competent leader that could accommodate their needs. These attempts including those made by opposition party have given their contributions, no doubt. However, the general failure of these attempts necessitated the need to shop a Right Candidate, Capable of designing the roadmap, pushing the development project and laying down a solid foundation.
Katsina state cannot afford for further trial and retrial, but require taking a definite decision that could solve our problems, and put the State on road to Prosperity. Arc. Ahmad Musa Dangiwa, Jarman Kankia is the only capable candidate that can deliver.
Arc. Ahmad Musa Dangiwa, Jarman Kankia, is a consummate and resilient architect with over 30 years of experience in Real Estate, Infrastructure Development, Banking Industry, Management and Academia. He is the present Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Mortgage Bank, was born in Kankia on the 15th Day of June, 1952. Arc. Ahmad Musa Dangiwa as an Arc. Proficiency is planning and designing proved his capacity to plan with carefulness, efficient delivery, prowness and accountability. In fact, the future which Katsina is desirous of having, can be delivered under Dangiwa’s leadership. This can be confirmed from his wealth of knowledge and experience.
Prior to his appointment as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Arc. Dangiwa held sway as the Managing Partner of AM Design Consults since 1996, an architectural and Real estate development consultancy firm and Jarlo international Nig. Ltd, a Construction Company, where he supervised the delivery of several outstanding projects in diverse areas and sectors across the country. He also worked in a reputable architectural firm on graduation: TRIAD Associates, Kaduna where he developed his professional career in Designs and Project Management from Pupil to Principal to Senior Architect and Associate Partner.
Arc. Dangiwa excelled as a mortgage finance practitioner, rising through the ranks in Sahel Mortgage Finance Limited from a Property Manager to Head of Credit Control to becoming the Manager, Mortgage Banking Division. In this capacity, he was involved in the design and delivery of wide variety of mortgage products and real estate projects, especially social mass housing.
Mr. Dangiwa is a professional architect, a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (FNIA), a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Executives of Nigeria (FICEN) and an Associate Member of American Institute of Architects (AAIA). He is also a member of other professional bodies such as: a Senior Associate Member of Risk Managers Associate of Nigeria (RIMAN); a Fellow of both the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and institute of Strategic Customer Service & Trade Management (ICSTM); an Honorary Fellow of Chartered Institute of Loan & Risk Management of Nigeria (CILRM) and an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He holds an MSc. (Arc) and MBA both from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in addition to a Bachelor’s Honours degree in Architecture from the same University. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Wharton University Pennsylvania and has attended numerous training courses (Local and International) on Housing Finance, Computer Aided Designs, Design and Build Workshops and Project Managenent, as well as several other professional and leadership training programmes.